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Page 143 - The Moor and the Loch. Containing Minute Instructions in all Highland Sports, with Wanderings over Crag and Corrie, Flood and Fell. By JOHN COLQUHOUN.
Page 143 - STEPHENS. The Book of the Farm ; detailing the Labours of the Farmer, Farm-Steward, Ploughman, Shepherd, Hedger, Farm-Labourer, FieldWorker, and Cattleman.
Page 143 - Vol. I. is published, and relates to the Formation and Arrangement of Gardens; the Erection, Heating, Ventilation, and General Detail of Conservatories, Hothouses, Pits, and other Garden Structures ; the Laying out of Flower Gardens, and of the Objects of Nature and Art appropriate to each Style. With 1073 Illustrative Engravings. 50s. Volume II. will contain the Theory and Practice of Gardening in relation to Culture and Management, and is now publishing in Parts, price 5s.
Page 74 - Pharos, and 6 to 1 agst any other. Won by a length and a half; a length between second and third ; Bucksfoot, Barrel, and Cranbourne were next close together, about half a length from the third.—!
Page 143 - TO PURCHASERS OF HORSES. Being a short and . familiar Treatise on the internal formation of the Horse ; the nature of Soundness and Unsoundness ; and the Laws relating to Sale and Warranty ; with Copious Directions for discovering Unsoundness prior to Purchasing. By the same Author. A New Edition, 18mo, 2s.
Page 144 - Moreover, he can receive what he reads with every confidence in his author; for Mr. Johnson is no skilful collector of other men's matter, but a well-tried sportsman, who only recommends what he himself has tested and approved. There is not a breed of shooting dogs, or a part and parcel of the gun, but has due notice and elucidation as to how it should be treated.
Page 74 - Posthoree, and 6 to 1 agst any other. Won by a length ; a length and a half between second and third; the others, all together, were beaten six lengthe.—1 m.
Page 136 - STAKES of 50 sovs. each, for three year olds, colts 8st. 71b., fillies 8st. 41b. ; the winner of the July, Clearwell, Criterion, or Prendergast Stakes at Newmarket
Page 131 - ... sov. out of the stakes, and the third to save his stake...
Page 143 - Without a second's pause of hesitation, we pronounce the book the best extant as an angling guide to the salmon and trout waters of Scotland, and particularly to the famous Tweed and its many tributaries Every angler who has an ambition to become an adept in the art of killing trout and salmon by means of rod and line, should peruse assiduously Mr Stoddart's work.

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